Overview Brand

Website: https://www.owasp.org/

Legal Name: Open Web Application Security Project

Location: MD

Nonprofit Status: 501C3

Software Hosted: security

Licenses Used: various

IP/Copyright Policy: CLA

Primary Brand: OWASP

Other Brand(s): various projects - dozens+

Brand Registered?: no

Logo Registered?: no

Trademark Policy: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Marketing/Resources

Governance Finance

Board Size: 7

Board Type: elected

Board Listing: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Board

Description of Membership:

Bylaws Link: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/About_The_Open_Web_Application_Security_Project#OWASP_Foundation_Bylaws

Number of Paid Employees: 7

Funding Sources: sponsors, donations

Approximate Budget: 2.5M

Budget Listing: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/About_OWASP/Financial_Transparency

Sponsor Listing: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Acknowledgements

Top Tier Sponsors: Adobe, CME Group, Fortify, Qualys, Salesforce, Security Innovation, Signal Sciences, waratek

Project Hosting

Accepting New Projects?: yes

Projects Hosted: 13

Major Projects Hosted: OWASP Top 10, CSRFGuard, Zed Attack Proxy

Project Listing: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Project

Project Services : OWASP acts as a financial steward and provides coordination services between projects.

About The (OWASP)

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a 501(c)(3) worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software. Our mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations are able to make informed decisions. OWASP is in a unique position to provide impartial, practical information about AppSec to individuals, corporations, universities, government agencies and other organizations worldwide. Operating as a community of like-minded professionals, OWASP issues software tools and knowledge-based documentation on application security.

How Individuals Can Get Involved

See the Getting Started guide at OWASP.

How Projects Can Get Involved

OWASP has a Road Map for new projects.

How Companies Can Get Involved

The OWASP Corporate Membership program is where to start.